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Title Handbook of health psychology / [edited by] Andrew Baum, Tracey A. Revenson, Jerome E. Singer.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2001.


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Description xx, 961 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Factors influencing behavior and behavior change -- Representations, procedures, and affect in illness self-regulation : a perceptual-cognitive model -- Conceptualization and operationalization of perceived control -- On who gets sick and why : the role of personality and stress -- Visceral learning -- Biofeedback and self-regulation of physiological activity : a major adjunctive treatment modality in health psychology -- Behavioral conditioning of the immune system -- Physiological and psychological bases of pain -- Personality traits as risk factors for physical illness -- Personality's role in the protection and enhancement of health : where the research has been, where it is stuck, how it might move -- Social comparison processes in the physical health domain -- Social networks and social support -- Self-efficacy and health -- The psychobiology of nicotine self-administration -- Obesity -- Alcohol use and misuse -- Stress, health and illness -- What are the health effects of disclosure? -- Preventive management of work stress : current themes and future challenges -- Environmental stress and health -- Adjustment to chronic illness : theory and research -- Recall biases and cognitive errors in retrospective self-reports : a call for momentary assessments -- Burnout and health -- Sociocultural influences on health -- The multiple contexts of chronic illness : diabetic adolescents and community characteristics -- Childhood health issues across the life span -- Social influences in etiology and prevention of smoking and other health threatening behaviors in children and adolescents -- Health, behavior, and aging -- Informal caregiving to older adults : health effects of providing and receiving care -- Stress processes in pregnancy and birth : psychological, biological, and sociocultural influences -- Women's health promotion -- Male partner violence : relevance to health care providers -- Confronting fertility problems : current research and future challenges -- Patient adherence to treatment regimen -- Rehabilitation -- Community intervention -- Citizen participation and health : toward a psychology of improving health through individual, organizational, and community involvement -- The effects of physical activity on physical and psychological health -- Hostility (and other psychosocial risk factors) : effects on health and the potential for successful behavioral approaches to prevention and treatment -- Stress and silent ischemia -- Stress, immunity, and susceptibility to infectious disease -- Nonpharmacological treatment of hypertension -- Cancer -- Subjective risk and health protective behavior : cancer screening and cancer prevention -- Stress and breast cancer -- Behavioral intervention in comprehensive cancer care -- Frontiers in the behavioral epidemiology of HIV/STDs -- HIV disease in ethnic minorities : implications of racial/ethnic differences in disease susceptibility and drug dosage response for HIV infection and treatment -- Women and AIDS : a contextual analysis -- Living with HIV disease -- Cultural diversity and health psychology.
Subject Clinical health psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicine and psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Baum, Andrew.
Revenson, Tracey A.
Singer, Jerome E.
ISBN 0805814957 (alk. paper)

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